Couches and round tables replace traditional theater seating at The Space in West Tampa, where actors sit in the audience and perform on raised platforms as opposed to a traditional stage.
Tampa Theatre is in need of upgrades to the tune of $10 million. In order to meet this goal, the 90-year-old theatre is in the process of fundraising and has raised nearly $2 million thanks to generous support from the community.
The Straz Center in Tampa recently unveiled a conceptual master plan that includes the creation of a grand terrace that flows to the river front, reinventing and enlarging the Silbiger Lobby in Morsani Hall and adding a multi-purpose events center to accommodate growth in food and beverage, education and artistic programming.
The Grand Central at Kennedy looks spruced up a bit as a new mural has been added as part of the Channel District Community Alliance's art giveback to the community. The piece is the first installment of more pieces to come around the neighborhood under the project titled, "Waves of Change."
USFSP, Eckerd College and the University of Tampa campuses are growing and upgrading facilities with new buildings designed to serve students long into the future.
SunView Software, Inc. invests $1-million into expanding its headquarters to build a modern workspace that encourages collaboration and teamwork. The expansion will add 6,000 square feet to the Tampa headquarters as well as 45 new employees.
USF medical students can be closer than ever to hands-on experiences as the new USF Morsani College of Medicine and Heart Institute breaks ground in downtown Tampa, just five minutes from USF's main teaching hospital, Tampa General.
Revolution Ice Cream Company sells about 20 special flavors with names like RumChata (pumpkin-spiced), Pomegranate Rosemary, Eurotrash (Nutella ice cream and Biscoff cookie crumbles), and Porky’s Delight (vanilla with bacon and bacon brittle).
The notable One Progress Plaza in downtown St. Petersburg has been renamed to Priatek Plaza. The building is named after one of its tenants, Priatek, a performance-based digital signage company.
Theater lovers will be happy to hear a new theater is coming to West Tampa. The Space at 2106 Main is unique in its design as it is an old restaurant being renovated into an immersive theater with moving chairs, booths and tables making a completely different experience for the audience.
Led by Urban Charrette and CNU Tampa Bay, Urbanism on Tap is a series of recurring open mic events focused on generating constructive conversations about current ideas and trends shaping the urban scene.
BLUE Ocean opens its headquarters in St. Pete as it prepares for the 2016 film festival.
World-renowned urban planners Jeff Speck and David Dixon will lead the design of 40 acres of mixed-use retail and development along downtown Tampa's southern waterfront.
A mother in search of an appropriate school for her young children opens a new Montessori School in the growing West Pasco County neighborhood of Trinity.
A new art party studio in Oldsmar encourages adults to unleash their artistic energy in the company of other creatives while their kids play nearby with crayons and other arts projects.